Pendant

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye) ?
743–712 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Ku 54

Dimensions

Overall: 8.7 cm (3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2714

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Three fragments of a large pendant with relief decoration on the front and an incised figure of Horus on the back.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku 54. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition